New XC biking trails planned

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Sun Peaks Recreational Trail Association (SPRTA) is planning to begin construction on their first cross-country (XC) mountain biking trail in coming weeks, with plans for future trail development in coming years. SPRTA formed around six months ago as a group of mountain biking enthusiasts with the long-term goal of developing Sun Peaks as a mountain biking hub. After spending the winter outlining their plans to … [Read more...]

Plenty on offer for Summer Kick-Off Weekend

Opening Weekend

Summer in Sun Peaks will kick off with a weekend of activities scheduled for June 26 to 28. Along with the reopening of the Sunburst chairlift for access to alpine hiking trails and the Sun Peaks Bike Park, the weekend will be marked with activities including entertaining musicians, magicians, and even Disney heroes and princesses. A community dog walk, a bouncy castle, face-painting, and the return of the Sun … [Read more...]

Application submitted for $180,000 in wildfire prevention

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Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality (SPMRM) has applied for $180,000 from the Strategic Wildfire Prevention grant program to deal with high wildfire risk areas around Sun Peaks. Rob Bremner, chief administrative officer for the municipality, said Sun Peaks had been the recipient of this grant for the past three years, and used the funding for preventative maintenance as outlined in the Community Wildfire … [Read more...]